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CAMPUS MINISTRY RETREATS

Retreats are great opportunities to not only delve into your relationship with God but to get to know your fellow

students in a relaxed environment. All students at Allentown Central Catholic need to participate in at least one retreat in

addition to the 40 Hours Retreat, which takes place during school in December. Registration forms are available in the

Campus Ministry Office 2-3 weeks prior to each retreat or as posted in school and on the announcements. 

Students are welcome and encouraged to participate in multiple retreats throughout the school year.

Our 2021-2022 Retreat Schedule has not been set for the upcoming school year; retreats will also be added throughout the school year.

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Seniors: Kairos Retreats

Kairos is an edifying and popular four-day retreat that focuses on students' relationships with self, others, and God. Led by campus ministers, faculty, and selected senior leaders, Kairos includes group discussion, presentations, prayer, and activities. Open to seniors only.

REGISTER HERE

OCTOBER

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Freshmen: Beginning the Spiritual Journey

Looking for a way to meet other freshmen? This retreat is a time for our 9th Graders

to get to know each other while developing a deeper relationship with God.

The retreat consists of activities, talks and a few surprises. Pizza will be provided.

REGISTER HERE

NOVEMBER

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All Saints, All Souls Retreat

Why do we celebrate Halloween? What do Saints and Souls have to do with it?

We will spend time traveling around a few “haunted sites”to explore the meaning of Christian death and resurrection. Pizza will be provided. Retreat is open to all students.

REGISTER HERE

DECEMBER

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Advent Retreat in Bethlehem, The Christmas City

Each year, the business of this season distracts us from having an Advent season

that prepares us for the celebration of Christmas. Students meditate on the beauty of

waiting in the silence of Advent. Pizza will be provided. Retreat is offered to all students.

REGISTER HERE

JANUARY

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March for Life, Washington DC

One of the most popular retreats at ACCHS. Join thousands of others in Washington, DC to march down Constitution Avenue to support the culture of life. An exciting and inspiring day! 

This opportunity fulfills four service hours. Retreat open to all students.

REGISTER HERE

FEBRUARY

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Sophomores: YOLO (You Only Live Once!)

Join other members of 10th Grade as we look at all of the challenges

of the year ahead socially, academically and spiritually and how we can 

make the most of our sophomore year. Pizza will be provided. 

REGISTER HERE

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The Spiritual Exchange - International Students

This is a great opportunity for our international students to meet other students at ACCHS

and become comfortable with our Catholic culture and identity. We explore our service program, retreats, and Catholic faith traditions. Host families join us for an info session.

REGISTER HERE

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Women's Come & See Retreat, SCC Convent, Mendham, NJ

Students travel to the Motherhouse of the Sisters of Christian Charity to meet the

postulants and novices, take a tour of the motherhouse campus, pray evening prayer

with the sisters, and have dinner. Retreat open to young women only.

REGISTER HERE

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Juniors: My Bucket List

Juniors are more than halfway through high school. We examine where we are spiritually and socially; and where we want to be by graduation. This retreat is held  DeSales University

and is done in cooperation with their Campus Ministry office. It is offered to Juniors only.

REGISTER HERE

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Philadelphia Shrine Hop

This retreat includes stops at the first Catholic churches in PA (Old St. Joe's and

Old St. Mary's) along with Independence Hall and the Cathedral Basilica of

Sts. Peter and Paul in Philly. Lunch is at the Reading Terminal Market.

REGISTER HERE

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Stations of the Cross Retreat

This is a Lenten tradition of visiting the Station Churches, dating back as far as the late

second or early third century. We will travel to a few local churches and meditate on the Stations of the Cross. Pizza will be provided. The retreat is offered to all students.

REGISTER HERE

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Convent Visit, Immaculata University & IHM Motherhouse

Join us for a trip to Immaculata University and the Motherhouse

for the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

for a fun day to learn about the life of the IHM Sisters.

REGISTER HERE